Archive / 1999

Portrait the Artist as a Young Father

Hot summer nights we’d lie in the cool grass of our front yard and watch the sky. Every shining star a miracle and a friend to us. The lightning bugs would do their best to mimic the twinkling and do their own “dance of light” to our delight. We’d collect them in a Mason jar […]

When Dreams Turn To Nightmares

The stunning visuals in What Dreams May Come, the $75 million version of the afterlife committed to celluloid,¬†were so poignant that it won a Best Visual Effects Oscar. Artist Louis Jones knows their power. He calls them three years of his best work, images he painted to be book-cover art. But when Jones saw the […]